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Snowy mountains, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Above the treeline

Above the treeline is a Stage 6 (Years 11-12) school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park which focuses on geography as a KLA. Explore the interactions of the atmosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere in the alpine area on a guided walk to the summit of Mt Kosciuszko or to picturesque, glacial Blue Lake.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
Learning area
Geography
When

Weekdays November to April.

Where
<a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/walking-tracks/kosciuszko-walk-thredbo-to-mount-kosciuszko">Kosciuszko walk - Thredbo to Mount Kosciuszko</a>, <a href="https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/thredbo-perisher-area">Thredbo-Perisher area</a> in Snowy Mountains
Pipers Creek trail, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Biodiversity survey

The biodiversity survey school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park for Stage 5 (Years 9-10) students focuses on science. Investigate what 'biodiversity' means and use field equipment to assess the biodiversity of sample quadrats along a transect in the montane forest.

Stage
Stage 5 (Years 9-10)
Learning area
Science
When

Weekdays November to May.

Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/thredbo-perisher-area"> Thredbo-Perisher area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/parks/kosciuszko-national-park">Kosciuszko National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/snowy-mountains">Snowy Mountains</a> in Snowy Mountains
Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus) threatened species, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: L Broome/OEH

Kosciuszko - a special place

Kosciuszko a special place school excursion for Stage 5 (Years 9-10) students in Kosciuszko National Park focuses on geography. Students will learn about the unique natural and cultural features of the park, and its management, through an indoor presentation and viewing displays.

Stage
Stage 5 (Years 9-10)
Learning area
Geography
When

By arrangement.

Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/thredbo-perisher-area"> Thredbo-Perisher area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/parks/kosciuszko-national-park">Kosciuszko National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/snowy-mountains">Snowy Mountains</a> in Snowy Mountains
Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus) threatened species, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: L Broome/OEH

Kosciuszko - a special place

Kosciuszko a special place school excursion for Stage 5 (Years 9-10) students in Kosciuszko National Park focuses on science as a KLA. On this excursion, students will learn about the unique natural and cultural features of the park, and its management, through an indoor presentation and viewing displays.

Stage
Stage 5 (Years 9-10)
Learning area
Science
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/thredbo-perisher-area"> Thredbo-Perisher area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/parks/kosciuszko-national-park">Kosciuszko National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/snowy-mountains">Snowy Mountains</a> in Snowy Mountains
Education Centre, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Kosciuszko gameshow

This Kosciuszko gameshow school excursion for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) students in Kosciuszko National Park focuses on science. Students use the information they gather from display boards in the education centre to compete in a loud, outlandish game show. The students enjoy the challenge of a competitive game and the opportunity to barrack for their team.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area
Science and Technology
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/thredbo-perisher-area"> Thredbo-Perisher area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/parks/kosciuszko-national-park">Kosciuszko National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/snowy-mountains">Snowy Mountains</a> in Snowy Mountains
Education Centre, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Kosciuszko gameshow

Kosciuszko gameshow school excursion for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) students in Kosciuszko National Park focuses on HSIE as a KLA. Students use the information they gather from display boards in the Education Centre to compete in a loud, outlandish game show. Enjoy the challenge of a competitive game and barrack for your team.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area
HSIE
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/thredbo-perisher-area"> Thredbo-Perisher area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/parks/kosciuszko-national-park">Kosciuszko National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/snowy-mountains">Snowy Mountains</a> in Snowy Mountains
Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus) threatened species, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: L Broome/OEH

Kosciuszko - a special place

Kosciuszko a special place school excursion for Stage 4 (Years 7-8) students in Kosciuszko National Park focuses on geography. Students will learn about the unique natural and cultural features of the park, and its management, through an indoor presentation and viewing displays.

Stage
Stage 4 (Years 7-8)
Learning area
Geography
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/thredbo-perisher-area"> Thredbo-Perisher area</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/parks/kosciuszko-national-park">Kosciuszko National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/snowy-mountains">Snowy Mountains</a> in Snowy Mountains